Upcoming activities

Carbon Tax Seminar

08 August 2019

The Carbon Tax Act (Act No. 15 of 2019) was promulgated on 1 June 2019. Entities that engage in activities that produce direct GHG emissions will be liable. In Phase 1 (2019 – 2022), entities with total installed thermal capacity that is equal to or above 10MW shall report their emissions and will be subject to the tax.

Accredited Black Belt Six Sigma Training - Limited Spaces

19 Aug – 18 Oct 2019

Maximise the return on investment and receive Black Belt certification through participating in the DAC’s new Six Sigma training programme.

Participants in the DAC programme will learn to isolate the root cause of their processes’ most intractable problems through the process and data analysis and to lead effective change by understanding the complex dynamics of the people side of business challenges.

Quality Circle 2019

2, 3 & 17 September  2019

After delivering a successful and impactful Quality Circle (QC) in Q2 2019, the Durban Automotive Cluster (DAC) is inviting employees from member firms to participate in the second QC of the year. The Quality Circle is a lean manufacturing tool that seeks to promote shared learning amongst industry peers.

DAC Strategy Development: Aligning our Programmes to SAAM

The Durban Automotive Cluster (DAC) is mandated to drive the competitiveness and growth of the local automotive industry. To ensure its programmes remain relevant and highly impactful, the DAC is undertaking a business plan and strategy review. This will be completed through reflection on delivery to date, consultation with members and key stakeholders and alignment with national policy (SAAM) and OEM strategy (NAAMSA 5 Year Plan).

Graduate Development Programme 2019

The DAC’s Graduate Development Programme equips graduates with the necessary skills to tackle the demands of the automotive component manufacturing workplace. Over the last few years this training programme has proved successful at enabling participants’ growth and development.

Management Development Programme 2019

The comprehensive Management Development Programme (MDP) aims to equip managers with a broader understanding of leadership and management specific for the automotive industry. It is a learning intervention that strives to bring real business benefits to participants and their organisations.